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Top 5 London Books

Top 5 London Books

London, dizzy London. Or as my very Marxist friend calls it, the City of Engels. Busy, grubby and unfriendly it may be, but what history, what architecture, what opportunity it… READ MORE

International Women’s Day 2018

International Women’s Day 2018

The women in these books show themselves to be individual, influential thinkers, whether their works and actions have local, national, or worldwide effects. Though the classical music canon may seem… READ MORE

Books to look out for in March 2018

Books to look out for in March 2018

When it comes to finding new books to dig your teeth into, there’s plenty to get excited about this March. Whether you consider yourself a devoted Game of Thrones fan… READ MORE

Studies in Old Norse Literature

Studies in Old Norse Literature

We are Carolyne Larrington of the University of Oxford and Sif Rikhardsdottir of the University of Iceland and we have recently started up a new series for Boydell and Brewer,… READ MORE

Ngugi’s 80th Year

Ngugi’s 80th Year

Some author publisher relationships stand the test of time. James Currey (the man) first met James Ngugi (as he was then called) in June 1962 at the ‘Conference of African… READ MORE

Top 5 Animal Books

Top 5 Animal Books

It’s likely that most of our forebears often lived in much closer contact with animals, keeping them in close proximity for the many resources they could provide. Some creatures, due… READ MORE